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Jul 15, 2012 11:30am PDT
propose such a thing. a september election has a very low voter turnout. look at all these other cities. new york may laurel, 2009. turnout, 11.4%. can you imagine? charlotte, north carolina, 2009, 4.3%. boston and baltimore, turnout in the low 20's. there are many more. you get the idea. september elections have a very low voter turnout. research has shown that the voters, in september elections, are primarily older, like me, more affluent, and predominantly white, like me. it reminds me of when you had to own property in order to vote. luckily, we have the chiu amendment, which is more likely to preserve turnout. having the original ranked- choice of voting in november makes sense. more people vote in november, which means more democracy. if there is no majority, you could have a runoff in december. when a candidate gets a majority in the november election, the cost of the second election is saved. do i have to stop? on a personal note, my father was involved in the civil rights struggle of the 50's and 60's. i grew up believing all americans are entitled to equal rights, including th
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